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Letter: Good time to head downtown

To the good citizens of Greater Concord: Downtown Concord is open for business, and there is plenty of parking. I can speak to this firsthand as someone who works, dines and shops downtown daily. Yes,…

Today at 10:36AM
Letter: Downtown kindness

I am in downtown Concord regularly. I just wanted to let everyone know about the wonderful experiences I've had with the workers that are transforming Main Street. I have seen them literally run to…

Today at 10:36AM
Letter: The real Mideast threat

Many thanks for the April 21 editorial on Lawrence Wilkerson's candid interview on the duplicitous and disastrous United States invasion of Iraq and the perils of the current warmongering regarding Iran.…

Today at 10:36AM
Letter: A Republican for Mann

The Monitor has recently had several letters to the editor in support of Yvonne Dean-Bailey's campaign for Rockingham District 32 state representative. The latest was touting her age of 19 and how she…

Today at 10:36AM
Letter: Let war supporters fight

Open letter to Republicans opposed to negotiations with Iran: It appears that many (most?) Republicans are objecting to any negotiations with Iran. These same opponents to negotiations certainly seem…

Today at 10:36AM
Letter: Survey directions

Dear Shaker Regional School Board members: I was happy to see the notice about a special meeting being held with regards to the culture survey requested by the community at our most recent school district…

Today at 10:35AM
Letter: Recycling travesty

Words cannot express my disappointed to hear that the recycled plastics are not actually being recycled but being dumped in the general trash hopper at the town of Boscawen transfer station. For years,…

Today at 10:35AM
Letter: Ayotte can lead on climate

The 2016 federal budget process tells us a lot about our lawmakers' priorities. Sen. Kelly Ayotte recently signaled her support for action on climate change by voting for the Sanders Amendment, which…

Today at 12:07AM
New England's snowy winter pushes back gardening season

Snowy winter delays gardening season The historic barrage of snow and cold in New England this winter has pushed back the gardening season and left behind damaged bushes, trees and greenhouses as well…

Today at 12:07AM
App reviews: Riff, Office Lens

Fun with Facebook Riff, Facebook's newest app invites users to create variations on a theme with their friends in a visual way. So if you wanted to start a riff showing off your best silly face, you'd…

Today at 12:07AM
900 Toro mowers recalled

About 900 Toro mowers have been recalled because they were assembled with an incorrect blade driver and blade combination, which can cause the blade to break, resulting in an injury hazard. Toro's 2015…

Today at 12:05AM
Magnificent views, inside and out

This stunning, contemporary colonial at 16 Longview Drive in Bow truly has it all. With magnificent views from almost every room, it features five bedrooms, four-and-a-half bathrooms, an abundance of entertaining…

Today at 12:03AM
Germany's Black Forest: Dark woods and mushrooms

The Black Forest gets its name from a canopy of trees so dense that the woods seem dark, pierced only by shafts of sunlight. Mushrooms sprout across the damp forest floor. Red squirrels scamper up the…

Today at 12:03AM
Capital Beat: Hassan keeps state-issued email address close to the vest

Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton found herself in hot water recently after reporters revealed she had used a personal email, instead of an official U.S. account, to conduct state department business.…

Apr 25
Katy Burns: Beep, beep! New car coming through!

If this is 2015, it's time to visit the car store down the road. After all, it has been 12 years. And the old car - which we still call "the new car" - will soon need tires, again. So why not trade it…

Apr 25
Roaring twenties: It's a good idea to put a woman on the $20 bill, but can America cut through the politics and red tape

Now I know how my suffragette foremothers felt about not being able to vote. I completely missed the online "Women on 20s" preliminary campaign to decide which important woman in U.S. history should replace…

Apr 25
My Turn: Don't let large energy companies take over state

Energy corporations are using their vast amounts of money to influence every aspect of energy siting projects in New Hampshire. Bias was first evident at the Department of Energy. PSNH, now Eversource,…

Apr 25
My Turn: Be wary of Tax Freedom Day claims

I get irked by articles like the one Andy Koenig wrote promoting Tax Freedom Day (Sunday Monitor Forum, April 12). TFD is a slick effort to pull the wool over our eyes by making us think that "roughly…

Apr 25
Editorial: Downtown must find its magic mix

Renovating Concord's Main Street is only the first step toward creating a truly thriving downtown in New Hampshire's capital city. The city and its business owners must also take a long, hard look at…

Apr 25
Islanders beat Capitals, 3-1, to force Game 7

Nikolay Kulemin scored the go-ahead goal with 9:27 left and the New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals, 3-1, yesterday to force Game 7 in the first-round playoff series. Islanders captain John…